October 1st has arrived, and with it the very first Furry Book Month! To anyone interested in what this is, my post this Wednesday includes a helpful FAQ that should answer the most common questions.
Until the end of the month, authors and publishers of anthropomorphic fiction will have special offers on books for you to take advantage of! If that interests you, then read on! Unless otherwise indicated, these offers last until the end of October. I have attempted to link* to the relevant store pages where possible to make it easy to take advantage of these offers.
Available from Smashwords with the promo code: QJ74X
All her life, the young lioness Leya has dreamed of becoming one of the karanja, the proud huntresses of her people. But there’s more to being karanja than just learning to throw a spear. Life among their tents means giving up family, safety — even love. How much is Leya willing to sacrifice for a place in the sisterhood? Does she truly have the heart of a huntress?
What use is honor without victory?
The Wolf Clan stands divided amid a bitter civil war. For years the noble Hayashi Family has struggled to wrest control of the clan from their rivals, the Hitomi, but one disastrous battle has exhausted their power. Now every warrior within Hayashi territory must decide what role they shall play in the upcoming conflict.
Shiro, the magistrate of an unimportant village, is tasked with a dangerous mission to stop the Hitomi Family’s army. Lacking supplies, troops, and support, he knows any direct confrontation is doomed to failure. Only through guile does he stand a chance against the forces arrayed before him.
Meanwhile, Hayashi Seiko seeks to throw off the oppressive mantle of courtly life by joining her brother in the field as a proper onna-bugeisha. She leapt at the chance to prove her worth as a soldier upon hearing that the war had turned against her family, but can she really escape the politics of a society that reveres duty and honor?
Available from Smashwords with the promo code: GH46H
Humans have left the Earth, and dogs rule. Kipper is an oppressed tabby-cat who dreams of a better place, where cats run their own lives. When she discovers a secret that sends her out of this world, Kipper must navigate through the mysterious otter space station and befriend a spaceship full of eccentric otters to find out: is there really a cat paradise?
Available at Amazon for $0.99
Pet or Predator?
Thomas just wants a simple, stable existence, but saddled with unemployment, an absentee girlfriend, and the impending unpaid rent, change is hurtling down on him whether he likes it or not. Following the sudden murder of his strange elderly neighbor, He awakens on wrong side of the Veil transformed into a mountain lion and thrust into a dangerous world of magic. Does he have what it takes to survive on his own? Or will he be collared by an eager magi?
Thomas must team up with a disgraced Inquisitor and a pyromaniac squirrel to dodge the fate pushed upon him by haughty mages, manipulative union leaders, and violent werewolves. Does Thomas have the will to take control of his life through wit and claw to become the first Freelance Familiar?
Available for $0.99
HEAR YE, HEAR YE!
King decrees Dragons must pay taxes! Dragon residents of Thima are hereby ordered to present to the Kingdom one-third of their hoards and pillages.
The renowned dragon slayer and the new Dragon Tax Collector, Sybil Dragonsbane, will be tracking down dragon debtors who fail to promptly bequeath their taxes as due.
HEAR YE, HEAR YE!
Sybil Dragonsbane suspected of aiding and abetting the escape of a dragon wanted for tax evasion. A reward is offered for the capture of Sybil and her red-haired companion.
Available for $0.99
One of the magical flower Kin, Prince Sels has a terrible problem – he has no magic. Forced by his mother to tour the Empire in search of his magical bonded, Sels is terrified of what will happen if he returns home empty-handed.
A runt and joke of her pack, Arara is dreading the coming-of-age hunt. Born telepathic and telekinetic, she is terrified that her superstitious pack will tear her apart if she accidentally reveals her secret.
When assassins and dark plots threaten the Queen, the Prince and the runt must work together to save the empire before it is too late.
Free on October 2nd!
Born as an undersized runt puppy, Arara has been constantly bullied by the bigger pups in her pack. As far as she is concerned, her life is horrible and it’s not going to change anytime soon.
However, during a hunt Arara discovers that she can move things with her mind. Armed with this new power, Arara convinces another bullied puppy to help her take down Kerka – the biggest, baddest pup in town.
But when things go wrong and a life is put in danger, Arara must face her fears before it is too late.
Free from October 1st until October 3rd!
Half-bat hybrid Poppy wants nothing more than to enjoy a day out at the newly opened Great Exhibition with her father, an Inspector with the Scotland Yard. But when a bear hybrid is accused of murdering his best friend on the floor of the Crystal Palace, Poppy and her father race to prove the bear innocent.
All the facts point to him as the killer, yet there is more to this case than meets the eye, or in this case, the ear. But she better hurry, because if she doesn’t solve this soon she may become the next victim.
Get for $0.99 from October 14th
Kill the dragon at X marks the spot if you ever want to see your red-haired friend Ray alive again.
-Pirates of Reaver’s Thunder
P.S. Ray says you shouldn’t kill dragons because they are magnificent creatures. Are you really friends with this guy?
FurPlanet Productions is offering a 50%-off deal for all ROAR and FANG Volumes, in addition to all Fred Patten-edited anthologies. In addition, for orders of over $50, you will receive a “Certified FurPlanet” badge. In addition, FurPlanet’s ebook site, Bad Dog Books, has the same anthology sales in addition to 20%-off deal for any full-price books with the coupon code: fbm2016
Jaffa Books is offering a number of deals:
25% off the following e-books: Axinstone, Impossible Magic, River Water, The Garden Maze, Reborn, Learning To Go, Claw the Way to Victory, Legendary.
15% off the following print titles: Axinstone, Impossible Magic, River Water, Reborn, Learning To Go, Claw the Way to Victory.
Rabbit Valley is offering 20% off of all orders containing 3 (or more) in stock anthologies, novels, novellas, story collections, and trade paperback graphic novels with the following promotion code: FurryBook2016
Sofawolf Press is offering 20% off anything in-store you use the promotion code: FBM2016
Thurston Howl Publications has price reductions on many titles, including: Farmost Star I See Tonight, Furries Among Us, Wotan Learns Respect, Where Carnivores Meet, Bloodfued and Bloodlust, Closer than Brothers, Wolf Warriors, and Wolf Warriors II.
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